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For years, scientists and dieticians have advocated the importance of maintaining a healthy gut, particularly for the benefit of our immune system. However, scientists are now also learning about the gut’s impact on our cognitive health.
We know the world can be tough sometimes, so we'd like to take a moment to share One Good Thing happening in the world today. With graduation season in full swing, the reality is that some of our loved ones aren't always able to be at the ceremony in-person, but one father was willing to travel over 30 hours from the Middle East for the special day. U.S. Navy petty officer second-class Douglas Hernandez coordinated with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to surprise his daughter Pamela at graduation.
The father and daughter hadn't seen each other since last summer.
Whether it’s kindergarten or an advanced degree, graduation is a joyous time in the lives of students and their parents. Completing an academic program takes determination, dedication, and perseverance when things get daunting. So walking across that stage is a moment you usually want to share with all of your loved ones, especially the parents who helped get you to this point in your life.
Douglas Hernandez flew in from overseas to see his daughter graduate!
A Navy service member who had been stationed in the Middle East since last summer traveled more than 30 hours to surprise his daughter at her graduation on May 12.
There was a big surprise for one UNLV student at her graduation ceremony on Friday.
A commencement ceremony turned into an emotional reunion for a UNLV graduate and her military father. During Friday's graduation, Pamela Hernandez received the surprise of a lifetime when she was reunited with her father after almost a year apart.
Pamela Hernandez was excited to walk across the stage at her college graduation, but the moment got even sweeter when her military father was able to travel from overseas to surprise her at the ceremony.
A growing body of evidence suggests that an imbalance of the human gut microbiome is associated with the development of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease (AD) via neuroinflammatory processes across the gut-brain axis. Now, researchers at the University of Las Vegas have identified 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer’s disease, providing new insights into the relationship between the gut and dementia.
A commencement ceremony in Las Vegas turned into a heartfelt reunion between a military father and his daughter. For Douglas Hernandez, watching his daughter graduate was a moment he simply couldn't miss again.
Father who has been deployed since July surprises daughter at UNLV graduation.